Sound trumpet sound, beat ev'ry drum (Henry Purcell)
- (Posted 2010-06-10) CPDL #21761:
- Editor: William Long (submitted 2010-06-10). Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 205 kB Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes:
Title: Sound, trumpet, sound, beat ev'ry drum
Composer: Henry Purcell
Description: NB.This appears not to be part of the 1687 Birthday Ode for King James II, as the pdf implies.
Original text and translations
Sound, trumpet, sound, beat ev'ry drum
Till it be known in Christendom
This is the knell of fallen Rome.